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April 8, 2015 Get A Handle On Household Leaks (NAPSA)-Over 1 trillion gallons of water are wasted in the United States every year from easy-to- fix household leaks. That is the amount of water used by more than 11 million homes every year! Leaks can be a real drain on resources and occur in a number of places at home, including faucets, showerheads, toilets, and outdoor spigots and irrigation systems. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) WaterSense(r) program, common household leaks can also add 10 percent to a family's water bill. Finding and fixing leaks to save money and water does not have to be difficult. Just follow three simple steps: check, twist and replace. Check: Look at your water meter (usually outside your house) before and after two or more hours when no water is being used, perhaps while your family is at work or school. If the number has changed, there is likely a leak. To check for silent toilet leaks, add a few drops of food coloring to your toilet tank and wait 10 minutes before flushing. If the color appears in the bowl before you flush, the toilet flapper probably needs to be replaced. Twist: Remedy dripping pipes, fixtures or hoses by twisting a wrench to tighten the connections. If needed, twist pipe tape around shower fixture or hose connections to seal them. Teach kids to turn faucets and showers all the way off, and Annually household leaks waste Americans should check, twist and replace their plumbing fixtures to curb household leaks and save water and money. check washers and valves for persistent drips. If you're not the "do-it-yourself" type or you have a bigger leak on your hands, you can consult a licensed plumber. Replace: For old or inefficient fixtures that are not easily re_paired, replace them with WaterSense-labeled models. Toilets, faucets and showerheads that earn the WaterSense label are independently certified to use at least 20 percent less water and perform as well as or better than standard models. You'll stop those nasty leaks and realize even more water savings in the process. These water- and money-saving products are available in a variety of styles and prices; look for the WaterSense label on boxes or websites of your favorite plumbing brand. Following these simple steps could save the average family more than 10,000 gallons of water each year, or the amount of water it takes to wash 270 loads of laundry! Fiddle Camp Concerts continued from page 1 an award-winning classically - trained violinist who can switch seamlessly between Bartok and bebop (not to mention Gypsy jazz, punk, rock, bluegrass). As individuals, David and Enion have performed with members of the Grateful Dead, Phish,String Cheese Incident and Yonder Mountain String Band, as well as with Darol Anger, Taj Mahal, The Samples, Rob Wasserman and Tony Furtado. As a band, TAARKA has performed at major festivals across the country including High Sierra, Pagosa Folk n' Bluegrass, Joshua Tree Music Festival, Oregon Country Fair, Sisters Folk Festival, Telluride Bluegrass, Mendocino Music Festival, Bumbershoot, Seattle Folklife, Nedfest, Lightening in a Bottle, Berkeley World Music Festival, Aspen Bluegrass Festival, San Luis Obispo Mozart Festival, The Millpond Folk Festival, and many more. They combined Roma, Klezmer and jazz, infusing their rousing and exciting tunes with breakneck Zappa-esque breakdowns and insurmountable gusto." Folks, TAARKA is a band that simply must be witnessed, so come on up to Julian for their culminating show of the 2015 Julian Family Fiddle Camp. Tickets can be purchased at the Julian Town Hall, on line or (if available), at the door. Please note: We are also offering a very limited number of "VIP Dinner & Show" tickets for these performances. For details, contact (760) 522-8458. Balboa Park, The War Years The San Diego Automotive Museum in Balboa Park is proud to announce the opening of its new exhibit Balboa Park, the War Years. This exhibit will run through June 26, 2015 As part of the Centennial Celebration, this exhibit features the important role the military played in the San Diego region during World War I1. The exhibit features vehicles and memorabilia (helmets, uniforms, weapons, etc.) from local collectors. The museum also collaborated with Camp Pendelton, the MCRD Museum, the San Diego USO, and the San Diego Veteran's Museum. The exhibit also features videos about the war effort and the car makers who stopped auto production to make military vehicles and engines. Active and retired military with ID are admitted free during the run of this exhibit. There is also reciprocal admission with the Veteran's Museum. Simply show your receipt from either museum to be admitted free. This exhibit features a 1939 White Motor M3A1 Scout Car, a 1941 841 Indian Motorcycle, a 1941 Dodge WC-4, 1941 Willys MB Jeep, 1941 Dodge Command Car, 1941 Dodge WC-26 Carry All, 1942 Willy's MB Jeep, 1942 Studebaker M29 (also 1939 White Motor Scout Car known as the Weasel), 1942 International Harvester M-2-4 One-Ton (with rocket launcher), 1942 Harley Davidson WCA MC Motorcycle, 1942 Ford GT3C Cargo Hauler(with bomb hauling attachments), and a 1944 Willys Army Jeep. A wine and cheese reception for this exhibit will be held on Thursday, May 7th from 5:00 - 6:30 PM. It is open to the public. $5 per person. An RSVP is Julian WHEN." Sunday00ril 12,2015 ' 2:00 - 3:00 PM WHERE" Julian Town Hall Com of Main & washington 2129 Main Street " Julian, CA 92086 4 tunes played at different sites on Julian's Main Street i Old Joe Clark (i,,'k') * Liberty (-o-) , Bile 'em Cabba Down (In , Red-Haired Boy ('n'A') WHO: Anyone and everyone (of any age) who plays an acoustic stringed instrument. A) Julian's a cool place to be. B) 5% off from merchants dP..laying this flyer in their shop's window! // / / 1 The Julian News 7 Y 1 You.- =. wo.K " YOU DID00GOOD Y've carol for our commun by disposing of your used oil correctly. d you know that oil filters need to be recycled too? ! i i!(!iii 1941 Dodge WC Carry AlL required Please call 619-398- 0307. Regular hours are 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM (the last admissio, n at 4:30 PM) The museum is closed Thanksgiving and Christmas. 1942 Studebaker Weasel children ages 6 - 15. Children under the age of 6 are admitted free of charge. The museum is free to all San Diego County residents and military with ID on the 4th , Tuesday of each month. There is a $2 charge for residents to see special exhibits on Free Tuesdays. The museum is located at 2080 Pan American Plaza, Balboa Park. Phone 619- 231-2886. Website is http://www. sdautomuseum.org. The San Diego Automotive Museum receives funding from the City of San Diego through the Commission for Arts and Culture. Admission prices are as follows: $9.00 for adults, $6 for seniors (65 and over), ACTIVE AND RETIRED MILITARY FREE WITH ID FOR THIS EXHIBIT ONLY, $5 students with ID, $4 I leave you, hoping that the lamp of liberty will burn in your bosoms until there shall no longer be a doubt that all men are created free and equal. -- Abraham Lincoln California State 01d Time Fiddlers District 7 +i Join us on Saturday, :00!ay 2,1,2015 at the Julia00 q ,wn Hall for the 201 J00alian & Pid a' Col t.::;l:. On Friday evening (May 29) at the Julian Town Hall, Martha Wild, San Diego's contra queen, will call dances at the first-annual Julian Jam Boree - a welcoming event for the contest. For more details, visit www.sandiegofiddler.org camping information, registration, and rules available on website